On Sunday evening, it was still not dark, have captured the sea rescuers of the German Maritime search and rescue service is an unclaimed motor boat with a running engine and a running Propeller. Also, for the Savior of the Station Ueckermünde this was a rather rare use. What had happened on the Baltic sea near the German-Polish border?
Probably in the amount Mönkebude was overthrown, the two-man crew of the pleasure boat "due to unfortunate circumstances" into the water. Before slipping one of them on Board. How it happened exactly is not to learn. Then something happened that no one wants to experience: The approximately seven-metre-long sports boat fleet on your own.
Apparently, the tax man took advantage of no Kill-Switch-cable. With the man on a cable attached to the engine is automatically stopped in the case when the Pilot is at the controls – for example, in the case of a fall. Also the electronics in the bracelet as the First-Mate-System of Mercury, with which the boat is automatically stopped, it would have been useful.In three and a half hours to swim to the shore
The two men managed to reach after three and a half hours to swim to the shore. The temperature of the water in the Szczecin lagoon is currently about 20 degrees Celsius. First, as the accident Crew was on Land, was able to launch the application.
20.30 the water sports enthusiasts, informed the police about her abandoned on the Szczecin lagoon, the back of the boat. The water protection police alerted the Maritime rescue co-Bremen, and in turn, the volunteer sea rescuers from the Station Ueckermünde officer.
The GMRS-Crew made on the virtual day of the search and rescuers, with the still unbaptized search and rescue boat SRB 81auf the search. Also the police boat "gold castle" of the water police station Ueckermünde was alarmed.
The sea rescuers found the abandoned boat almost twelve miles (i.e., approximately 21 kilometres) from the crash site. There it was caught in a fish Trap available. One of the Maritime search and rescue rose, and drove the boat until the engine failed due to fuel in the absence of the service. To go with such a small Fuel Reserve on the water, is easily intimately. The rescuers took the boat finally in tow.When an emergency call is automatically recorded, the Position and... © Mercury Float magazine ...an Alarm message to the rescue © Mercury Float magazine
sent routes The two completely exhausted involuntary long-float had been placed in the amount of Grambin of passers-by to go home. You have not recovered so far that they needed the medical help that was offered to you from the distress line. Your boat can pick up the motor boat driver in Ueckermünde again, where are the rescue crews made it safely and had moored.
This article by Stefan Gerhard
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